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"First edition, January 1907, second edition ... April 1907."
"The work from which this book is translated is a volume by a Spanish officer, described by him as a translation from the Japanese. It appeared ... under the title Port Arthur: Diario de operaciones de Hesibo Tikovara commandante del torpedero 'Osiva' de la marina japonesa."--Pref